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In Pictures: The Way We Were

We are featuring pictures in the Ballymena Times from our archives.

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Alistair and Karen,  from Muckamore, star in the first episode of new series The House That 100K Built with Piers Taylor & Kieran Long due to air on Wednesday 22nd February on BBC Two.

Couple’s dream home on screen

A County Antrim couple star in the first episode of the new series of ‘The House That 100K Built’ - due to air at 8pm tonight Wednesday, February 22 on BBC Two - with Piers Taylor and Kieran Long,

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Cyclists Richard Henry and Patrick Chapman cycle across the land of a thousand hills.

Wrightbus workers on track for Tearfund

Keen cyclists and Tearfund supporters Richard Henry and Patrick Chapman have just returned from cycling across the Land of a Thousand Hills.

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Ballymena Sea Cadets seeking new members.

Ahoy there! Ballymena Sea Cadets Unit seeking new members

If you are aged 10-18 and on the look out for fun and adventure then Ballymena Sea Cadets would like to welcome you on board.

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Mount Charles launches the Big School Cook Off for post-primary schools L-R Ronan Geoghegan and Simon Toye, Group Development Chef at Mount Charles. (Submitted Pic)

Budding post-primary chefs urged to show off their cooking talent

Schools in Ballymena and Antrim are being encouraged to enter a competition which aims to uncover cookery talent.

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Support for families with disabled children

Support for families with disabled children

Workshops are being held in Ballymena and Belfast aimed at supporting families with disabled children as they move into adulthood.

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Rusty with Dogs Trust staff before leaving for his new forever home with his new owner (pictured centre).

New lease of life for terrier cross as he finds his ‘forever home’

A terrier cross who was a resident of Dogs Trust Ballymena for more than a year has finally found his forever home. Seven-year-old Rusty had become so well known to the staff at the Ballymena based Rehoming Centre, that many of them turned out to wish him well as he left Dogs Trust with his new family.

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Readers Park showhome to open its doors

Readers Park showhome to open its doors

The new Showhome at Readers Park, Ballyclare, elegantly combines the luxuriously traditional with a contemporary twist.

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Starbucks Junction One is donating 10p from every from every cup sold in the first day of each month to Northern Ireland Childrens Hospice. Pictured (second left))is Denise Stewart Store Manager at Antrim Junction One with Caolfhionn Sherrin, Store Manager at Londonderry Foyleside (left) and and Paula Galloway Starbucks (NI) District Manager (right) handing over a cheque for �16,419.00 to Lauren Cunningham, Corporate Fundraiser at NI Childrens Hospice.

Brewing up funds for Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice

Starbucks Junction One is donating 10p from every cup sold in the first day of each month to Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice. Pictured (second left))is Denise Stewart Store Manager at Antrim Junction One with Caolfhionn Sherrin, Store Manager at Londonderry Foyleside (left) and and Paula Galloway Starbucks (NI) District Manager (right) handing over a cheque for £16,419.00 to Lauren Cunningham, Corporate Fundraiser at NI Children’s Hospice.

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Star pups! (from left) Viggo and Barry.

Ryan, Meryl, Denzel...who would you put out the red carpet for?

With the 89th Academy Awards fast approaching, nominees will be anxiously waiting to find out if they have been chosen to win big on the night.

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Ballymena minister publishes new book

A Ballymena Minister is hoping to help young people caught up in child trafficking with the publication of his new book.

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Reid family relatives sought for reunion

Reid family relatives sought for reunion

The relatives and descendants of a native of Glenravel are being sought for a reunion in Australia in April.

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Ballymena BID online competition winner Ciara McCaul receiving her prizes, kindly donated by local businesses, from Alison Moore, Ballymena BID manager.

Valentine’s Day delight for Ciara

This Valentine’s Day was made all the more special for one lucky Ballymena resident when she won a fabulous hamper of gifts kindly donated by local businesses.

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The US company confirmed that the US dollar to pound exchange rate made business unsustainable and that prices will increase as of 23 February 2017.

TECH: Brexit pound sees Sonos speakers price hike

Premium audio fans are about to feel the brunt of Brexit after luxury speaker and sound system manufacturer, Sonos, confirmed they will be raising prices by 25 per cent.

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100 jobs on offer at Belfast International Airport.

100 jobs on offer at Belfast International Airport

Companies operating at Belfast International Airport are taking part in a major Job Fair in west Belfast as they seek to fill 100 vacancies.

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Mayor John Scott, Francis Gallagher and the team from Big Telly at the creative shop, Castle Mall, Antrim.

Great creative at Castle Mall in theatre, art, music and more!

Antrim’s Castle Mall will be abuzz with activity until Saturday, February 25, courtesy of a Creative Workshop opened by Antrim and Newtownabbey Council in partnership with the Big Telly Theatre Company.

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A patchwork quilt of Rangoli rice paper artwork was created at the MEAAP and IEF event.

Celebration of diversity in age

Fun, laughter and creativity was all on show in the Tullyglass House Hotel on February 9 when over 200 older people were came together to celebrate the wide diversity of cultures in the borough.

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Millions of workers have the same lunch every single day

Millions of workers have the same lunch every single day

Millions of office workers are eating the same lunch every single day, a study has found.

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Annie Connolly and Jillian McAllister pictured at the Co Antrim YFCU Big Night at the Tullyglass Hotel in Ballymena.Picture Kevin McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

‘Big Night’ for County Antrim Young Farmers

All roads led to Ballymena recently for Young Farmers from a wide area.

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